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5th Annual WAVE Awards, hosted by the Venice Chamber of Commerce Education Committee

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THE EVENT:  The Venice Chamber of Commerce Education Committee hosted their 5th Annual Wave Awards at the Venice Boys and Girls Club on May 14, 2015. Thirteen local teachers were recognized and honored at the awards dinner. ABOUT:  The WAVE Awards were launched in 2011 to acknowledge the enormous contribution teachers make every day to the children of Venice and the surrounding areas. Teachers are nominated and selected by their peers for excellence and recognized at an...more

May 14th, 2015 -

Hotel Erwin teams up with Allison Hagendorf to introduce the monthly “FIT TO FEAST” series. Bringing together foodies and fitness fans alike, this series offers a one-hour beach sweat session with a post-workout brunch.

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Venice Paparazzi was on the scene at the 05.02.15 "Fit to Feast" at Hotel Erwin.  View event photo highlights below! Who was there:  Fitness bloggers, food bloggers, hotel guests, LA locals. Thank you’s: Bulletproof Coffee, Lorna Jane, Bikini Thief, Orange Theory Fitness, Beach House Creamery Upcoming Fit to Feast events: It’ll be monthly through the summer.  June 6th, 2015 is the next Fit to Feast.  Get your tickets now! . About:  The Fit To Feast lifestyle was created by TV...more

May 2nd, 2015 -

Venice Paparazzi is always on the scene! See if you made the cut in our event photo galleries!

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2015 Event Galleries - 5th Annual WAVE Awards, hosted by the Venice Chamber of Commerce Education Committee Over 1,000 meals served at this year’s Fire Station 63 Pancake Breakfast. Event hosted by Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise 05/02/15  “FIT TO FEAST” series at Hotel Erwin 04.23.15 YoVenice Launch Party at QArt Gallery! 04/23 Venice Japanese American Memorial Marker (VJAMM) fundraiser at Hama Sushi 04/04 On the Waterfront Cafe celebrates 20 Years of Great Views & Great Brews! 03/17 St. Patrick’s day first-ever lighting of...more

May 5th, 2015 -

Good times had by the all at the 04.23.15 YoVenice Launch Party at QArt Gallery!

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04.23.15 YoVenice Launch Party! There was amazing art, live music by the Venice Symphony Orchestra, food by Whole Foods, and drinks by Honest Abe Cider. View event photo highlights below! . About YoVenice.com:    Yo! Venice! Is the #1 local news, forum and information website for Venice Beach, California.  As of April 4th, 2015, YoVenice now has a print edition that is distributed every other Friday.  The next edition will be available Friday, May 1st.   The best place to...more

April 24th, 2015 -

On the Waterfront Cafe celebrates 20 Years of Great Views & Great Brews! Congrats to Stefan and Susi Bachofner! View anniversary photos here!

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Event:  On the Waterfront Cafe's 20 year Anniversary About:  On The Waterfront Cafe is a Venice institution!  Located on the north end of Oceanfront Walk, they have been serving up cold pints of hefeweizen and plates of bratwurst, schnitzel and stroganoff for twenty years. - Enjoy their outdoor patio on the boardwalk while watching the sunset and dining on traditional Swiss faire,  have a burger while shooting pool or order pizza while hanging in the beer garden.  On...more

April 4th, 2015 -

If you missed the St. Patrick’s day first-ever lighting of the “O’Venice” Sign, view it here!

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The Venice Chamber of Commerce and the Venice Symphony Orchestra celebrated St Patrick's Day with the first-ever lighting of the "O'Venice" Sign on March 17, 2015. The Venice Sign was lit green by our new LAPD Pacific Division Captain Nicole Alberca and a reception was held at Bank of Venice by owner Tom Elliot. On hand with Captain Alberca to help light the Sign were a host of community leaders including Carl Lambert, Abigail Meyers, Carol Tantau,...more

March 17th, 2015 -

Groovy times had by all at the 02.14.15 Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade. Photos courtesy of Venice Breeze Suites

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Groovy times had by all at the 02.14.15 Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade. This annual event is hosted by Miss Jessica and the The Gumbo Brothers .  View 2015 Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade event photo highlights below by Venice Paparazzi.   This year's 2015 Mardi Gras photos sponsored by Venice Breeze Suites. In this photo: 2015 Venice Beach Mardi Gras Queen Michelle Van Vlie & King Marc William Sloan.   A little Venice History:   Following insert by Jeffrey Stanton. "Venice held...more

February 14th, 2015 -

Happy birthday to Original Dogtown Z-Boy Jay Adams. You are remembered!

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Happy birthday to Jay Adams! About:  Jay J Adams (Feb. 3, 1961 – Aug.15, 2014) was an American skateboarder most prominently known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He is known as “The Original Seed” of the sport and considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time. Adams died of a heart attack on August 15, 2014. Click here to read more!  (Following insert above Wikipedia )  Know your Venice History!   Check out...more

February 3rd, 2015 -

Venice Paparazzi rolls out the red carpet for Gold’s Gym’s 50th Anniversary! Take the Gold’s Gym Fit Test! #LegacyInTheMaking

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Congratulations to Gold's Gym on 50 years!   Since 1965, Gold’s Gym has become the worldwide leader in fitness with more than 725 gyms in 38 states and 25 countries. A little history on Gold's Gym and Venice:  - Following insert from GoldsGym.com - Gold’s Gym has been the authority on fitness since 1965. It was then that fitness legend Joe Gold took the knowledge and expertise he gained from training at the world famous “Muscle Beach” and opened up...more

January 7th, 2015 -

A Year in Review! Check out the local events that Venice Paparazzi has covered in 2014. See if you made the cut!

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Check out the list of local events that Venice Paparazzi has covered in 2014! See if you made the cut!  - 21st Annual Venice Surf-A-Thon. Hosted by Ger-I Lewis James Franco spotted on the Venice Boardwalk painting "The Interview" mural with ICU Art - In Creativity Unit The Sidewalk Cafe's annual employee and customer appreciation holiday party! 3rd Annual Venice Sign Holiday Lighting with P!nk, Councilmember Mike Bonin, Daniel Samakow, Venice Symphony Orchestra, and Venice Chamber of Commerce. Green Goddess Collective Holiday...more

December 26th, 2014 -